Publication: This project is published in the book “50 Beautiful Houses in India” by White Flag Media & Communications Ltd. Villa Blanca, a spacious elegant home is set on a 11000 sq ft plot at Sopan Baug, Pune. The house is designed for openness as the key criteria to combine both, the built and unbuilt spaces. The basement incorporates a large gymnasium, study and a home theatre. The ground floor accommodates a large living room opening out to a patio and garden, a dining area, kitchen and guest bedroom. The upper floor includes two bedrooms and a family room. The straight lines of the elevations, colonnade and double height living room gives the house a look of Spartan luxury. Glass is used in plenty to enhance the transparency between the interiors and the lush, green exterior landscape. All levels of habitation have been designed to accentuate connectivity between the living spaces.Semi-covered open spaces are to enjoy the exterior and interior interface.